Sunday Miscellany

Sunday Miscellany

Sunday, 9.10 - 10am

Sunday Miscellany Sunday 7 March 2021

Sunday Miscellany

Sunday Miscellany

New Writing:

A Horsewhipping in Chicago, by Conall Hamill; 
Mary, Quite Contrary, by Lourdes Mackey; 
Humpty Dumpty, by Michael O'Loughlin; 
The Power of Hatpins, by Mae Leonard; 
Random Act of Kindness, by John Toal, 
And 
An Citeal/ The Kettle, a poem in Irish and English by Catherine Foley

Music:

Daddy Wouldn't Buy Me a Bow Wow, sung by Vesta Victoria; 
Schubert’s Serenade, played by Julian Lloyd Webber on cello with John Lenehan on piano;  
Up Went Nelson, by Go Lucky 4; 
They Can’t Take That Away From Me, sung by Ella Fitzgerald, 
And 
La Vie En Rose, played by Daniel Hope on violin with Christopher Israel on piano

Podcast, 7th March 2021

Podcast, 7th March 2021

Horsewhips and hatpins, ill-fated statues, Gary Halpin's random act of kindness and Mary Wollstonecraft's pioneering feminism... with Conall Hamill, Lourdes Mackey, Michael O'Loughlin, Mae Leonard, John Toal and Catherine Foley

A Horsewhipping in Chicago, by Conall Hamill

A Horsewhipping in Chicago, by Conall Hamill

May Belfort, fiery cabaret singer immortalised by Toulouse Lautrec, was once May Egan of Mayo

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Mary, Quite Contrary, by Lourdes Mackey

Mary, Quite Contrary, by Lourdes Mackey

On proto-feminist Mary Wollstonecraft's trailblazing life --and her Irish connections

Humpty Dumpty, by Michael O'Loughlin

Humpty Dumpty, by Michael O'Loughlin

On two ill-fated statues: Nelson's Pillar and a short-lived Stalin monument in Prague

The Power of Hatpins, by Mae Leonard

The Power of Hatpins, by Mae Leonard

The ornamental accessory that could be a suffragette's lethal weapon

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Random Act of Kindness, by John Toal

Random Act of Kindness, by John Toal

An accidental friendship with the late, much-missed rugby player, Gary Halpin

An Citeal/ The Kettle, a poem by Catherine Foley

An Citeal/ The Kettle, a poem by Catherine Foley

An Citeal/ The Kettle, a poem in Irish and English by Catherine Foley

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About The Show

New writing for radio, accompanied by complementary music, broadcast every Sunday morning since 1968.

Music Played on the Show

Daddy Wouldn’T Buy Me A Bow Wow

Daddy Wouldn’T Buy Me A Bow Wow

Vesta Victoria

1:07

Serenade

Serenade

Julian Lloyd Webber (Cello)

3:38

Up Went Nelson

Up Went Nelson

Go Lucky 4

2:34

They Can’T Take That Away From Me

They Can’T Take That Away From Me

Ella Fitzgerald

3:07

La Vie En Rose

La Vie En Rose

Daniel Hope (Violin) And Christopher Israel

2:37

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